Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons  Forecast


Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons
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Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka is expected to be 353448.41 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka to stand at 357933.87 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 372146.46 in 2020, according to our econometric models.


Sri Lanka Labour Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.6 4.3 5 4.4 4.6
Employed Persons 8138728 8066472 8098054 8096347 8078234 8030629
Unemployed Persons 380594 353448 354644 356291 357934 372146
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.9 53.5 53.5 53.37 53.23 52.29
Population 21.2 21.34 21.37 21.4 21.43 21.62
Wages High Skilled 60700 56482 57606 58168 58729 56940
Wages Low Skilled 24500 23786 23114 22778 22442 22783
Youth Unemployment Rate 20 20.46 20.06 20.17 20.37 20.97
Employment Rate 95.5 95.86 95.83 95.78 95.74 95.4
Living Wage Family 42700 42700 42700 42700 42700 42700
Living Wage Individual 25100 25100 25100 25100 25100 25100